CFP® Board Moves Towards a Unified Fiduciary Duty Standard, as other Financial Institutions and Regulators Sadly Continue to Fight the Move

Aug 14, 2018 / protecting investors

As one of the more reputable organizations in the industry, the Certified Financial Planners Board (CFP®) appears to be on the forefront of the efforts to protect investors from financial wrongdoing. This time, the CFP® Board announced new standards that would require financial professionals— including brokers — to act in the best interests of investors when providing any financial advice. The previous rule applied a fiduciary standard to CFP®s only […]

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Investigating American Finance Trust REIT

Aug 7, 2018 / REIT

Vernon Litigation Group is investigating claims on behalf of investors sold American Finance Trust by their stockbroker. American Finance Trust is a real estate investment trust investment (REIT) issued by a company related to REIT dealer Nicholas Schorsch. In 2013, investors initially paid $25 per share for new issues of the company, with new investments totaling over a billion dollars. In 2017 American Finance Trust merged with American Realty Capital […]

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Due Diligence | Why You Should Look Beyond The Glamour

Aug 1, 2018 / Videos

As we get back into our weekly videos, Chris Vernon of Vernon Litigation Group goes over why and how you should start looking into the details of anyone you let near your finances. Just like in the Wizard of Oz, someone might appear impressive at first glance but when you take a peek behind the curtain you get to see who they really are, watch the video for more information:

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